Les Petits Cypres
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What Oliver loves…
- The spacious and sheltered gardens include a glorious swimming pool and oleander lined private tennis court
- The local village is just 1km away whilst historic Avignon can be reached within a 15-minute drive
- Other places to explore include the wonderful landscapes of Les Alpilles as well as the mountains and idyllic villages of the Luberon
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Les Petits Cypres is tucked away less than a kilometre from a small market town which has a pretty church, cultural centre, shops and restaurants. The villa’s spacious grounds are lined by walls, hedges, and trees amongst which those iconic cypresses stand like sentinels. There’s a pool, terrace, oleander framed tennis court and plenty of remaining space for exploring, playing games or simply sitting with a glass of wine beneath the olive trees.
Step inside to find an atmosphere of tranquillity and simplicity, enhanced by the sliding glass doors, white walls and light floor tiles of the living area which has everything you need for a relaxing stay. There are three comfortably furnished bedrooms, one overlooking the sparkling pool and the third more privately situated on the first floor, accessed by an elegantly curved, wooden staircase. There is also an interesting upstairs gallery area where books can be quietly read or activity below overlooked.
The location is an ideal starting point for exploring so many of the amazingly varied landscapes, wonderful towns and villages of Provence and there just won’t be time to see everything! You could start with the easy drive to beautiful Avignon, a designated UNESCO World Heritage site renowned for its architectural beauty. It’s definitely worth travelling slightly further afield to visit the extraordinarily picturesque hilltop villages in the mountain ranges of the Luberon.
Don’t forget to head southwards towards Les Alpilles Natural Park with its idyllic villages, vineyards and well renowned towns such as St-Rémy-de-Provence. There are plenty of walking trails in the area as well as opportunities for trekking, riding and mountain cycling. You may prefer to visit the surrounding vineyards and olive groves in a leisurely fashion and sample some of the fine produce of the region.
You shouldn’t return home without visiting the wonderful city of Arles, known for its fine architecture and Roman remains. Drive onwards towards the wonders of La Camargue with its wild landscape, beaches, lagoons, pink flamingos and galloping white horses. So many activities can be found here ranging from riding, trekking and quad biking to jeep tours across this fascinating landscape.
What you should know…
- Please note that published rates are only valid for the current year. Any bookings for subsequent years will be on request only and correct rates will be confirmed at the time of booking
- The elegant curved wooden staircase leading to the first floor has open-tread stairs
- The second bathroom is a shower cubicle in the utility room
- Please note that your booking will only be confirmed once we have checked availability with the owner or their property manager
Villa Interiors (210m2)
- Open plan living/dining room with fireplace, dining table for six guests and sliding doors to terrace
- Well-equipped kitchen with table and four chairs, oven, induction hobs, microwave oven, American-style refrigerator, dishwasher, coffee machine, kettle and toaster
- Two bedrooms with queen-size beds (1.60m)
- Separate WC
- Utility room with shower
- Mezzanine level with seating area at top of staircase
- Bedroom 3 with queen-size bed (1.60m)
Outside Grounds (8,000m2, partially enclosed)
- Pool (12m x 6 m, depth: 1-2.5m) with safety alarm. Open approximately April - October
- Pool area with sun loungers
- Covered terrace with table and chairs
- Summer kitchen with hob
- Table tennis
- Private tennis court
- Electric entrance gate
- Covered parking for two cars
- Alarm system
- Insect screens
- Washing machine
- Iron and ironing board
Set back from the road and sheltered by trees, Les Petits Cypres is situated in an agricultural and partially residential area less than a kilometre from a small market town which has a lovely church, cultural centre and jewellery and marquetry workshops.
It’s an easy drive from here to the historic city of Avignon (8km), set on the Rhône River and designated as a UNESCO World Heritage site. It was under Papal rule for many centuries until it became part of France in 1791 - the massive Palais des Papes can still be admired in the city centre.
Head southwards and you will soon reach the vineyards, idyllic villages and world-renowned towns of Les Alpilles Natural Park. St-Rémy-de-Provence (14km) is popular with artists, many of whom live in the area and display or sell their works of art in the village’s art galleries. Carry on heading south towards Les Baux-de-Provence (21km), classified as one of France’s 'Plus Beaux Villages' with its pretty squares, narrow streets, little shops and a fortified-château. There are some beautiful walking trails around the village and beyond or simply head to the surrounding vineyards and olive groves and sample some of the fine produce of the region. While you are in the area, don’t forget to visit Eygalières (25km), one of the prettiest hilltop villages in Provence.
Eastwards from Les Petits Cypres lie the three majestic Luberon mountain ranges which rise between the Alpes de Haute Provence and the Vaucluse plain. This area is characterised by a series of exceptionally picturesque villages perched on the hillsides such as Gordes (38km) and Lacoste (42km). Lush vegetation and an exceptional variety of wildlife are to be found in the whole of this regional nature park, all of which are made accessible by the many hiking paths.
You shouldn’t return home without travelling south-west towards the wonderful city of Arles (30km), known for its fine architecture and Roman remains. Drive onwards towards the wonders of La Camargue (47km) with its beaches, lagoons, galloping white horses and pink flamingos. So many activities can be found here ranging from riding, trekking and quad biking to jeep tours across this fascinating landscape.
|Nearest Airport 2||
|Nearest Train Station||
Gare d'Avignon TGV
The Provençal way of life is one that’s deeply tempting for anyone who’s been feeling the need to get away from it all. This is a place where the Mediterranean weather turns fields of corn and lavender into picture-perfect backdrops, where you can sip your locally bought wine and enjoy the landscapes before heading out and tackling them head-on with a range of great activities for families, groups of friends and adventurous foodies. Better yet, our range of villas in Provence and chateaux and holiday homes in the Côte d’Azur make the perfect base to explore this enchanting region!
Carrières de Lumières (20km) is a former quarry near Les Baux-de-Provence which hosts art based multimedia shows projecting images of famous paintings set to music onto the walls of the old quarry.
Further artistic interest is provided by the Van Gogh walk in St-Rémy-de Provence (14km), a round trip through the countryside showing some of the wonderful landscapes which inspired the famous painter. While you are here, visit the nearby archaeological site of Glanum where the remains of the ancient wealthy city lie in a magnificent setting below a gorge on the side of the Alpilles mountains.
Thrill seekers should try out kayaking along the Sorgue (20km) or hire canoes by the magnificent Pont du Gard, near Nimes (44km). This part of Provence also offers wonderful trails for walking, cycling and horse-riding.
Young and old train lovers alike will adore the model railway, the JardiTrain, just south of Carpentras (32km). For a full day out, the adventurous will enjoy the fantastic Tree-Top activity centre in Salon-de-Provence (48km) while just a few kilometres south-east of Salon-de-Provence is Zoo La Barben (61km) which has over 600 species of animals.
Baby and Toddler Equipment
- High Chair(s)
Kids Activities Close-by
- Walk to Village
- Walk to Restaurant
- <1hr to Airport
- Tennis Nearby
- Horse Riding
- Outdoor Pursuit & Activities
- Tourist Towns & Villages
- Historical Sites
- Child-Safe Pool
- Tennis Court
- Outdoor Games
- Table Tennis
At Oliver’s Travels we pride ourselves on going that little bit further for our guests. From private chefs to babysitters we can help you arrange those little extras that make it a truly memorable holiday. Simply fill in the concierge request form or contact the Oliver’s Concierge Team who will be happy to help. We can typically help you arrange any of the following:
- Maid service/extra cleaning
- Private chef/cook/catering
- Welcome hamper/pre-stocked fridge
- Local day-trips or tours
- Airport pick-up/drop-off
- Babysitting / childcare services
Please note that all extras are subject to availability and must be requested in advance of the holiday (prices on request). Due to some rural/remote locations, not all services will be available at all properties. However, we will always do our best to fulfil your requests!
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Make hosting a memorable dinner party at your villa an absolute breeze with our superb Chef Service. Our chefs will take care of everything for you from start to finish so you can just sit back and enjoy the gastronomic experience. They will bring all the necessary ingredients, cook and serve the food and even clean up afterwards. To find out more visit www.oliverstravels.com/chefs
These terms and conditions may be amended from time to time.
|Security deposit||€350 paid in cash to the owner upon arrival and refunded upon departure, subject to full inspection.|
|Arrival time||4.00 p.m. - 6.00 p.m. Other arrival times on request only, please enquire.|
|Departure time||10.00 a.m.|
|End of stay cleaning included?||Yes. However, guests are required to leave the accommodation clean, tidy and in the same condition as on their arrival. Any extra cleaning, laundry, maintenance and/or rubbish disposal required will be charged against the security deposit.|
|Energy costs included?||Extra cost, paid locally.|
|Heating costs included?||Yes.|
|Linen & towels included?||Linen included. Extra €5 per towel, payable locally (on request).|
|Pool towels included?||No.|
|Pool opening dates?||The pool is open approximately April to October. Please note that pool opening dates are subject to local weather conditions and pool maintenance requirements and that cooler months may not be suitable for swimming.|
|Minimum stay||7 nights.|
|Pets welcome?||One pet is welcome on request only and with prior agreement with the owner. If accepted, a pet supplement of €50 per week will apply (paid locally). Additional pets may be considered on request.|
|Smoking Allowed?||Outside only.|
|Insurance||Guests are required to be in possession of a valid insurance policy, which covers them for cancellations, personal belongings, public liability and any accidental damage caused during their stay.|
|Other Ts and Cs||Please note, this property does not have air-conditioning.|
|Other Ts and Cs||A cot and highchair are available on request.|
|Other Ts and Cs||Please note that published rates are only valid for the current year. Any bookings for subsequent years will be on request only and correct rates will be confirmed at the time of booking.|
|Other Ts and Cs||Please note that your booking will only be confirmed once we have checked availability with the owner or their property manager.|
Prices based on an occupancy of 6 people:
|Mar 31st 2020 - May 9th 2020||£1,304|
|May 9th 2020 - Jun 7th 2020||£1,304|
|Jun 7th 2020 - Jul 5th 2020||£2,214|
|Jul 5th 2020 - Aug 23rd 2020||£3,037|
|Aug 23rd 2020 - Sep 19th 2020||£2,214|
|Sep 19th 2020 - Oct 2nd 2021||£1,304|
Prices based on an occupancy of 6 people:
|Mar 31st 2020 - May 9th 2020||€1,371|
|May 9th 2020 - Jun 7th 2020||€1,371|
|Jun 7th 2020 - Jul 5th 2020||€2,327|
|Jul 5th 2020 - Aug 23rd 2020||€3,192|
|Aug 23rd 2020 - Sep 19th 2020||€2,327|
|Sep 19th 2020 - Oct 2nd 2021||€1,371|
Prices based on an occupancy of 6 people:
|Mar 31st 2020 - May 9th 2020||$1,510|
|May 9th 2020 - Jun 7th 2020||$1,510|
|Jun 7th 2020 - Jul 5th 2020||$2,562|
|Jul 5th 2020 - Aug 23rd 2020||$3,515|
|Aug 23rd 2020 - Sep 19th 2020||$2,562|
|Sep 19th 2020 - Oct 2nd 2021||$1,510|
Please note that prices may not be 100% accurate for dates outside of the current calendar year. For an accurate quote, please enquire.
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